Video: iClever Boost Sound BTS08 Bluetooth Speaker Review

In this video I take a look at the iClever Boost Sound BTS08 Bluetooth Speaker. The speaker is portable thanks to its 4000mAh battery which enables around 14 hours of playback between charges. It has two 10W speaker, 3.5mm input and comes with micro USB cable for charging and 3.5mm…

Video: Hands on with Windows 10 Creators Update build 14986

Here is my latest Windows 10 hands on video, this time with build 14986 for PC. There was no mobile build this week. Unlike previous builds this build has a number of interesting improvements including new capabilities for Cortana and improvements to Windows Ink. The Cortana changes are particularly interesting…

Garry and Richard’s Fireside Chat – Acer Live Blog Part 1

Garry and Richard reflect on Day 1 of the Acer Live Blog.  Garry brags about the epic battery life of the Acer Swift 5 while Richard discloses his inability to configure a Windows 10 power plan.  Richard proves that size matters with the astonishingly thin and fanless Swift 7 but…

Video: Netgear Nighthawk X4 WiFi Range Extender

In this video I take a look at the premium Nighthawk Wi-Fi range extender from Netgear. Wi-Fi range extenders are designed to fill in Wi-Fi dead spots. They work by you placing the extender towards the edge of your current Wi-Fi range and then it broadcasts a new Wi-Fi network…

Video: 1byOne Smart Scale Review

In this video I take a quick look at the 1byOne Smart Scale a Bluetooth enabled scale. As well as measuring your weight the sale measures Body fat scale, muscle mass and body mass index and then transmits it back to an Android or iOS app. By itself it’s just…

Video: ASUS Transformer Mini Review

Microsoft’s Surface devices set a new standard for Windows laptops and since the Surface launched OEMs have risen to the challenge with an amazing range of Windows devices now available. I love the form factor of the Surface Pro 4 but if you want something a little smaller then the…

Acer Switch Alpha 12 Hands On Review (Video)

The slightly awkward name aside, the Switch 12 is a 12 inch hybrid laptop that takes concepts seen in Microsoft’s Surface Pro line and repackages them in a way that is both appealing to the eyes and the pocket. Design Lets get this out of the way first. The Switch…

Acer Swift 3 Hands On Review (Video)

The Swift 3 is another plank in Acer’s strategy to simplify its range of consumer and business portables. With the Swift 7 firmly placed at the premium end of the line-up, the Swift 5 occupying the mid-range workhorse slot, the Swift 3 represents the entry point for most consumer users….

Acer Swift 7 Hands On Review (Video)

Like many, I had a fixed idea of what Acer did in the mobile computing space. Serviceable, but unexciting laptops or Chromebooks with a near infinite range of bewildering product codes and model numbers. After spending some time in the company of the new 2016 Swift 7, I’ve had to…

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